chenfish

noun
small silvery marine food fish found off California
Hypernyms: ↑croaker
Member Holonyms: ↑Genyonemus, ↑genus Genyonemus

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\\ˈchenˌ-\ noun
Etymology: origin unknown
: kingfish 1a (2)

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  • chenfish — n. small silvery marine food fish ({Genyonemus lineatus}) found off California. Syn: white croaker, kingfish, {Genyonemus lineatus}. [WordNet 1.5] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chenfish — chen·fish …   English syllables

  • Genyonemus lineatus — chenfish chenfish n. small silvery marine food fish ({Genyonemus lineatus}) found off California. Syn: white croaker, kingfish, {Genyonemus lineatus}. [WordNet 1.5] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • genus Genyonemus — noun a genus of Sciaenidae • Syn: ↑Genyonemus • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Sciaenidae, ↑family Sciaenidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Genyonemus — noun a genus of Sciaenidae • Syn: ↑genus Genyonemus • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Sciaenidae, ↑family Sciaenidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Genyonemus lineatus — noun small silvery marine food fish found off California • Syn: ↑white croaker, ↑chenfish, ↑kingfish • Hypernyms: ↑croaker • Member Holonyms: ↑Genyonemus, ↑genus Genyonemus …   Useful english dictionary

  • kingfish — noun 1. the lean flesh of any of several fish caught off the Atlantic coast of the United States • Hypernyms: ↑saltwater fish • Part Holonyms: ↑cero, ↑pintado, ↑Scomberomorus regalis 2. large edible mackerel of temperate United States coastal… …   Useful english dictionary

  • white croaker — noun 1. small silvery marine food fish found off California • Syn: ↑chenfish, ↑kingfish, ↑Genyonemus lineatus • Hypernyms: ↑croaker • Member Holonyms: ↑Genyonemus, ↑gen …   Useful english dictionary

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